Job Description

Status : Regular Full Time (Up to 5 Month Term)

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

OPPORTUNITY

Our diverse Corporate Development Office is currently seeking a student to join our team as a Corporate Communications Coordinator Intern on a term basis. This opportunity will give you valuable, real-world experience that will provide a competitive edge as you begin your career in Business Management, Marketing or Commerce. This opportunity will allow you to gain valuable experience in many functions of corporate communications, while becoming familiar with our organization, policies, processes and innovative corporate culture.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Under the mentorship of the Community Support and Communications Specialist, the Intern will be accountable to assist in the analysis, planning, and implementation of corporate responsibility and community relations initiatives. Responsibilities currently include data collection for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives, maintaining the community relationship database, and assisting with the execution of our communication strategy and corporate communications.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate is detail oriented, and has the ability to manage work efficiently and effectively, with proven organizational, planning and prioritizing skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, complemented by strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers in a professional manner are required. A demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, is also required.

Location: Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports To: Community Support & Communications Specialist

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:

  • Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust


The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

You may include your resume and cover letter together as a single document. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

Employee Type
Full-Time Temporary
Location
Winnipeg MB
Date Posted
8/12/2022